Crashed bakkie linked to house robberies in the area

Screen grab of the CCTV footage taken earlier of the bakkie and its occupants believed to be terrorising the area. Photo: Supplied.

The driver of the suspicious white bakkie that has been linked to various house burglaries in the Roodepoort area, was arrested this afternoon after being involved in an accident on the corner of The Highway and Third Street in Florida.

Local authorities at the scene identified the vehicle as the same one that had allegedly been used during numerous robberies in the area. This was confirmed when photos of the accident was circulated on social media.

The crashed bakkie that has been linked to house robberies in the area. Photo: Supplied.

It has been reported that three suspects were in the bakkie when it crashed. It is understood that two of them fled the scene and left the driver entrapped in the wreckage.

As this is a developing story, more information will be published as it becomes available.

Authorities watch every move at the scene of the bakkie crash in Florida. Photo: Supplied.

Do you perhaps have more information pertaining to this story? Email us at  (remember to include your contact details) or phone us on 011 955 1130.

For free daily local news on the West Rand, also visit our sister newspaper websites 

Roodepoort Record

Randfontein Herald

Krugersdorp News 

Get It Joburg West Magazine

Siso Naile

find your
dream home

looking for an

List your Property

It's easy in only three
simple steps...

find professional
services in
your area

Locate a business
operating in
your area

List your Business

Want more customers? They're online right now, searching for businesses like yours. Place your ad now...

Latest News


Next Story x
National Middle Child Day

Thanx for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

to our FREE newsletter
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.

SELECT your titles:

Alex News
City Buzz
Fourways Review
Joburg East Express
Midrand Reporter
North Eastern Tribune
Northcliff Melville Times
Randburg Sun
Roodepoort Northsider
Rosebank Killarney Gazette
Sandton Chronicle

Your details:

Your friends:

I didn't sign up for this
I'd like to see and read more... (Please indicate in comments section below)
I'm relocating (Please indicate where to)